Transportation

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Project Aura: Lighting the Way to An Upsurge in Bike Commuters?

I have the good fortune of living in Portland, Oregon, where I bike commute daily. In a recent article it was reported that…
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UPS Prototype Plastic Vehicle Delivers 40% More Fuel Efficiency

When you operate over 70,000 delivery vehicles worldwide, as  UPS does, increasing the miles per gallon of your vehicles is an economically motivated…
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Dublin Bikes: Bike Sharing That Works

The following post is part of the course work for “Live Exchange” the foundational course on communication for The MBA Design Strategy Program…
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Reducing Supply Chain Emissions and Costs at the Same Time

Logistics managers attempting to optimize supply chains for sustainability and emissions reductions face a tough question: how to implement those goals without breaking…
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Online Auction Mechanism for EV Charging Developed

With the increasing adoption of electric vehicles (EVs), the energy impact on the grid is less about the overall availability of energy to…
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Trek To Recycle Carbon Fiber Bikes

Though on the one hand the bicycle is perhaps the most basic form of transportation, on the other, it’s possible to spend several…
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BMW Down on EVs, Does It Matter?

As an advocate of electric vehicles, it is somewhat disappointing to read about BMW’s CEO of North America, Jim O’Donnell, detailing limitations of…
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Ford Announces Top 25 U.S. Cities for Electric Vehicle Readiness

Auto manufacturers breaking into the electric vehicle (EV) market not only have to concern themselves with research and development of the vehicles themselves,…
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Two Wheels of Fortune: Marketing By Bicycle

This post is part of a blogging series by marketing students at the Presidio Graduate School’s MBA program. You can follow along here.…
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USA’s First LEED Gold Airport Terminal Unveiled at SFO

Although the aircraft parked at its gates may leave a sizable carbon footprint, San Francisco airport’s newly refurbished terminal two (T2) aims to…
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Is Wireless The Future For EV Charging?

Imagine a future where you drive your electric car to work, park, get out and walk away, and your car automatically starts recharging…

EU Demands More from 2050 Low-Carbon Roadmap

As the US government endlessly debates the validity of climate change, the EU’s energy advisors are demanding more tangible and long-term solutions to…

New Hydrogen Fuel Technology an Oil Substitute?

It doesn’t seem so long ago that hydrogen fuel cell vehicles were being touted as the way of the future. Even former President…
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EV Company Better Place Announces Pricing for Denmark Launch

Better Place, the electric car company that has developed battery swapping technology for its vehicles, announced pricing on March 3rd for their entry…
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Slow Sales of EVs Create Doubt about Size of Market

Two new cars, the Nissan LEAF and the Chevrolet Volt – a battery electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle respectively – may together,…